17 May 2013

Former Australia captain joins Silver Ferns coaching staff

5:02 am on 17 May 2013

The former Australian international Vicki Wilson has been named as the Silver Ferns new assistant coach.

She has signed a two-year contract to assist head coach Waimarama Taumaunu through to the end of the 2015 World Championships.

Since retiring from her 15 year international career in 1999, Wilson has served as a coach, most recently with the Queensland Firebirds.

She says the opportunity to work with Taumaunu and the Silver Ferns players was too good to pass up.

Wilson's first task will be working alongside the Silver Ferns selectors at the trials in August.